The Shadow Hero

The Shadow Hero Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781466858671
Year 2014-07-15
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher First Second
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In the comics boom of the 1940s, a legend was born: the Green Turtle. He solved crimes and fought injustice just like the other comics characters. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity... The Green Turtle was the first Asian American super hero. The comic had a short run before lapsing into obscurity, but the acclaimed author of American Born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang, has finally revived this character in Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel that creates an origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by Sonny Liew, this gorgeous, funny comics adventure for teens is a new spin on the long, rich tradition of American comics lore.

The Shadow Hero

The Shadow Hero Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781596436978
Year 2014-07-15
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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Collects new stories of the Green Turtle, a masked hero in the 1940s whose alter-ego is Chinese-American.

The Shadow Hero 2

The Shadow Hero 2 Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781466861749
Year 2014-03-18
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher First Second
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The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by the unmatched Sonny Liew, this gorgeous graphic novel about heroism and heritage is also a loving tribute to the long, rich tradition of American superhero comics. ——— The second issue of The Shadow Hero, "Dawn of a Golden Age," follows our hero, Hank, through his superhero training...and into his first fight! Can Hank prevail without actual superpowers? Who exactly is this lovely—and deadly—woman he tries to save from mysterious thugs? Watch for the complete The Shadow Hero graphic novel, available in print and collected ebook in July 2014!

The Shadow Hero 4

The Shadow Hero 4 Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781466861848
Year 2014-05-20
Pages 28
Language en
Publisher First Second
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The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by the unmatched Sonny Liew, this gorgeous graphic novel about heroism and heritage is also a loving tribute to the long, rich tradition of American superhero comics. ——— The fourth issue of The Shadow Hero, "Fights You Cannot Win," finds our hero, Hank, reeling after his father's death at the hands of the Tong of Sticks. Resolved to avenge his father and beat the bad guys, Hank begins experimenting with his newfound superpowers! Watch for the complete The Shadow Hero graphic novel, available in print and collected ebook in July 2014!

The Shadow Hero 3

The Shadow Hero 3 Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781466861763
Year 2014-04-15
Pages 30
Language en
Publisher First Second
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The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by the unmatched Sonny Liew, this gorgeous graphic novel about heroism and heritage is also a loving tribute to the long, rich tradition of American superhero comics. ——— The third issue of The Shadow Hero, "Fathers and Sons," spells disaster for our hero's family! Hank takes on the Tong of Sticks, an underground crime network, and brings a terrible tragedy on his family. But in doing so, he gains the one thing he needed most...a superpower! Watch for the complete The Shadow Hero graphic novel, available in print and collected ebook in July 2014!

The Shadow Hero 5

The Shadow Hero 5 Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781466861770
Year 2014-06-17
Pages 28
Language en
Publisher First Second
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The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by the unmatched Sonny Liew, this gorgeous graphic novel about heroism and heritage is also a loving tribute to the long, rich tradition of American superhero comics. ——— The fifth issue of The Shadow Hero, "True Colors," brings the action to a boil! Our hero Hank strikes out to destroy the shadowy head of the Tong of Sticks crime syndicate, but as usual he's way over his head...and even the advice and aid of his invisible guardian may not be able to save him! Watch for the complete The Shadow Hero graphic novel, available in print and collected ebook in July 2014!

The Shadow Hero 6

The Shadow Hero 6 Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781466861855
Year 2014-07-15
Pages 36
Language en
Publisher First Second
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The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by the unmatched Sonny Liew, this gorgeous graphic novel about heroism and heritage is also a loving tribute to the long, rich tradition of American superhero comics. ——— The sixth and final issue of The Shadow Hero, "Enter the Green Turtle," sees our hero Hank learning the identity of the woman in red...and finally finding his place as a superhero! Watch for the complete The Shadow Hero graphic novel, available in print and collected ebook in July 2014!

The Shadow Hero 1

The Shadow Hero 1 Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781466861718
Year 2014-02-18
Pages 28
Language en
Publisher First Second
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The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by the unmatched Sonny Liew, this gorgeous graphic novel about heroism and heritage is also a loving tribute to the long, rich tradition of American superhero comics.

Malcolm Devlin and the Shadow of a Hero

Malcolm Devlin and the Shadow of a Hero Author Michael Ferrari
ISBN-10 0996335609
Year 2016-06-13
Pages 194
Language en
Publisher
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After a daydreaming boy wishes a movie hero to life, the two of them embark on a dangerous adventure to solve a decades old murder mystery. From the award-winning author of BORN TO FLY.

Reflections of the Shadow

Reflections of the Shadow Author Jeffrey Hirschberg
ISBN-10 9781615930395
Year 2009-09-01
Pages 261
Language en
Publisher Michael Wiese Productions
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Using examples from contemporary films, Hirschberg explores the commonalitiesamong heroes and villains who have stood the test of time.

American Born Chinese

American Born Chinese Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781466805460
Year 2006-09-06
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher First Second
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A tour-de-force by rising indy comics star Gene Yang, American Born Chinese tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters: Jin Wang, who moves to a new neighborhood with his family only to discover that he's the only Chinese-American student at his new school; the powerful Monkey King, subject of one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables; and Chin-Kee, a personification of the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, who is ruining his cousin Danny's life with his yearly visits. Their lives and stories come together with an unexpected twist in this action-packed modern fable. American Born Chinese is an amazing ride, all the way up to the astonishing climax. American Born Chinese is a 2006 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, the winner of the 2007 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album: New, an Eisner Award nominee for Best Coloring and a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

The Shadow Hero Workbook

The Shadow Hero Workbook Author Bruce Dickson
ISBN-10 151761337X
Year 2015-10-04
Pages 60
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace
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The Shadow Hero Workbook; Lessons to purify the Hero archetype in you; Healthy vs. Unhealthy Hero behavior; Unconscious Patterns 201 (38 pages original material on this topic) Is there anyone NOT purifying their gifts and talents from Shadow Hero behaviors? Possibly the first book in Hero Archetype literature attempting systematic access to disturbed sub- and unconscious Hero patterns; along with, therapeutic directions for resolving them. 18 short lessons designed to increase awareness of dysfunctional Hero patterns. 18 categories of functional and dysfunctional hero behavior are outlined. Therapeutic direction are suggested to clear each, using any method of your own choosing. NOT another Hero story. NOT a rehash of Campbell's hero cycle. The Workbook is stages of the Hero's cycle re-arranged by psychological category, as possible to do. Surprisingly, the lens of the Shadow Hero metaphor, enables us to to view most human problems. Virtually all of our modern problems can be discerned thru this lens. The moral and ethical shortcomings of Wall Street's culture of greed are wholly Shadow Hero behaviors. "The American Dream;" and, Horatio Alger rags to riches, are heroic myths. The Shadow Hero lens lays bare what needs purifying in our behavior based on these archetypes. Let's be willing to be more aware and work on them in our spare time. That's all we can do. I recommend working thru no more than one lesson per day on your self. Remember, as Arthur Clarke said, "focusing on pathological behavior to an excessive degree, is pathological in itself." The returning Prodigal Son focuses on being back in the Home of his Father and how that wonderful this will be. All shadow behavior tends to be UNconscious. We're only most conscious of our waking human experience from the neck-up. Still, we remain responsible for all habits-expressions from the two lower thirds of our psyche, sub- and unconscious. Also for coaches and therapists designing workshops around the Hero's Journey. Flesh out these insights into sequences of fun, social, interactive group processes for groups. The author is available to give trainings if you need to see how this is done so you can do it too. A companion to the 2014 work, Unconscious Patterns 101, Tools for the Hero's Journey of Self-healing https: //www.createspace.com/4899109 Were you encouraged or frustrated to play Hero or Rescuer as a child? Intuition to act out and purify our Shadow Hero is a driving force of our Child within, our Child archetype. Did you play and act out Hero behaviors (more masculine) or Rescuer behaviors (more feminine) or both as a child? The drive of our inner Hero must be channeled into expression, direction and purpose. If this does not occur, this drive can ferment, corrupt and become Shadow Hero behaviors, self-focused into negative, unproductive expressions. Unpurified Shadow Hero behaviors can be worked on and slowly purified by practice of any method practiced regularly. This can be artistic: painting, dancing, muscle-testing, calculus, mothering, writing, counseling, etc. The more self-mastery we have, easier it is to take an honest look at what lurks in the shadows of our own psyche. Concludes with The Hero's Journey as Soul Journey The Hero Prodigal Son

The Shadow Of The Wind

The Shadow Of The Wind Author Carlos Ruiz Zafon
ISBN-10 9780297857136
Year 2009-04-16
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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A stunning literary thriller in the tradition of Umberto Eco. The discovery of a forgotten book leads to a hunt for an elusive author who may or may not still be alive... Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the 'cemetery of lost books', a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. To this library, a man brings his 10-year-old son Daniel one cold morning in 1945. Daniel is allowed to choose one book from the shelves and pulls out 'La Sombra del Viento' by Julian Carax. But as he grows up, several people seem inordinately interested in his find. Then, one night, as he is wandering the old streets once more, Daniel is approached by a figure who reminds him of a character from La Sombra del Viento, a character who turns out to be the devil. This man is tracking down every last copy of Carax's work in order to burn them. What begins as a case of literary curiosity turns into a race to find out the truth behind the life and death of Julian Carax and to save those he left behind. A page-turning exploration of obsession in literature and love, and the places that obsession can lead.

Sidney Chambers and The Shadow of Death

Sidney Chambers and The Shadow of Death Author James Runcie
ISBN-10 9781608198580
Year 2012-04-24
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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It is 1953, the coronation year of Queen Elizabeth II . Sidney Chambers, vicar of Grantchester and honorary canon of Ely Cathedral, is a thirty-two-year-old bachelor. Tall, with dark brown hair, eyes the color of hazelnuts, and a reassuringly gentle manner, Sidney is an unconventional clerical detective. He can go where the police cannot. Together with his roguish friend, inspector Geordie Keating, Sidney inquires into the suspect suicide of a Cambridge solicitor, a scandalous jewelry theft at a New Year's Eve dinner party, the unexplained death of a jazz promoter's daughter, and a shocking art forgery that puts a close friend in danger. Sidney discovers that being a detective, like being a clergyman, means that you are never off duty, but he nonetheless manages to find time for a keen interest in cricket, warm beer, and hot jazz-as well as a curious fondness for a German widow three years his junior. With a whiff of Agatha Christie and a touch of G. K. Chesterton's Father Brown, The Grantchester Mysteries introduces a wonderful new hero into the world of detective fiction.

Avatar The Last Airbender Smoke and Shadow Part One

Avatar  The Last Airbender   Smoke and Shadow Part One Author Gene Luen Yang
ISBN-10 9781630085926
Year 2015-10-06
Pages 74
Language en
Publisher Dark Horse Comics
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The Fire Nation is threatened by a prophecy told by the Kemurikage--mysterious figures thought only to exist in legend--remove Zuko from the throne or the country will perish! Avatar Aang and his friends escort Zuko and his family back to the capitol completely unaware of the looming threat growing in the city. Unrest is brewing as the New Ozai Society prepares to make its move against the crown, and children begin to go missing from their homes under mysterious circumstances! Written and drawn by the creative team behind the best-selling The Promise, The Search and The Rift, Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, in collaboration with Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, this is the ultimate continuation of Avatar and the perfect companion to Legend of Korra!